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ZHU HAI CITY, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–From May, 17th to 18th in 2019, “China-ASEAN Center for Joint Research
and Promotion of Marine Aquaculture Technology” and “China Seaweed Base
for International Science & Technology Cooperation” established by Sun
Yat-sen University and Ocean University of China held the Development of
China-ASEAN Mariculture Industry Development Forum and “Seaweed
Cooperation Workshop” in Zhuhai, China.

39 international representatives from 28 bodies that from Indonesia,
Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and other ASEAN
countries and International organizations such as the
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), ASEAN
Fisheries Education Network (ASEAN-FEN), Asia-Pacific Aquaculture Center
Network (NACA), and more than 300 representatives from 100 educational,
scientific and corporation units in China attended this conference.

Representatives from Indonesian Seaweed Association, Jenderal Soedirman
University, Diponegoro University, Bogor Agricultural University
(Indonesia), Prince of Songkla University (Thailand), University of the
Philippines Visayas, NACA, University of Malaya, Universiti Malaysia
Terengganu, Marine Aquaculture Research and Development Center,
Department of Aquaculture Development, Fisheries Administration
(Cambodia), Sun Yat-sen University (China) and Ocean University of China
attended the seaweed cooperation workshop. At the meeting, the current
situation and development tendency of mariculture development in China
and ASEAN was discussed, and the “Declaration on Seaweed Cooperation”
was jointly launched, which laid a solid foundation for further
promoting China-ASEAN cooperation in areas such as seaweed, especially
in the joint laboratory construction, science and technology
cooperation, talent training, technology demonstration and industrial
cooperation.

Contacts

Ocean University of China
YAHUI YU
[email protected]